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CITES offers webinars and presentations to share the CITES Framework as it develops and to highlight different strategies and resources for bringing together education technology, information technology, and assistive technology.

Learn About the CITES Framework

The CITES Framework provides the “what” and the “how” of building inclusive technology ecosystems through a series of evidence-based practices. By the end of this video, you’ll have a map to begin your journey toward building an inclusive technology system.

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Upcoming Events

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Archived Events

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  • Presentation

    BuildingBridges: Insights into Inclusive Technological Systems to Boost Student Success

    1:00PM – 2:00PM ET on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

    This dynamic leadership panel will highlight the power of inclusive technology systems including leadership practices to drive change, ensure access to accessible educational materials, and increase assistive technology (AT) implementation. Panelists will share how embracing Universal Design for Learning with support from technology tools and resources benefits each student.
  • Presentation

    Cultivating Inclusivity: Empowering Families through AT and AEM Implementation

    8:00AM – 9:00AM ET on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

    Delve into the dynamic realm of including families when selecting and implementing assistive technology (AT) and accessible educational materials (AEM) as part of your district's inclusive technology system. By the end of this session, you will be equipped with the practical knowledge to support the development of your district’s plan for an inclusive learning environment where families are actively engaged partners in their learners' educational journey.
  • Webinar

    Inclusive Ed Tech: Tips for IT Leaders on AT Implementation

    1:00PM – 2:00PM ET on Thursday, February 29, 2024

    Gain insights from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Education Technology and Office of Special Education Programs on the recently released assistive technology (AT) guidance and National Education Technology Plan. Learn about CITES' resources to help districts launch or build upon their inclusive technology practices.
  • Presentation

    Myths and Facts of Integrating Assistive Technology: 2024 Federal Guidance Highlights

    9:00AM – 9:25AM CT on Wednesday, February 28, 2024

    Gain insights into the assistive technology (AT) guidance released by the U.S. Department of Education in January 2024. Participants will review critical myths and facts regarding AT and resources for students with disabilities and the practitioners, teachers, parents, and caregivers who educate and support them.
  • Presentation

    Let's Dig into Assistive Tech to Boost Student Success

    3:15PM – 3:53PM CT on Monday, February 26, 2024

    Learn about the 2024 Assistive Technology (AT) Myths and Facts Guidance recently provided by the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. Department of Education. Facilitators will share a high-level overview of the guidance and discuss its implementation in support of student success across the educational lifespan.
  • Workshop

    Accessibility Soup: AT, AEM and IEPs in Online Learning

    1:45PM – 3:00PM CT on Monday, February 26, 2024

    The Center on Inclusive Technology & Education Systems (CITES) researched the inclusive practices of five virtual school models and convened an advisory board of national online learning experts. Explore resources developed by this national cohort of experienced online learning leaders to support inclusive technology practices.
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